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WATERMELONS Approximately 200 seeds per oz.
CULTURE: In early summer, till soil. Sow 2-3 seeds, 1/2-1″ deep, 18-24″ apart in a row spacing of 4-5′. After emergence, thin to 1 healthy plant per hill. Keep soil moist and weed free. Seeds can also be started indoors in Pro-trays or similar pots. Place 2 seeds per pot. Germinate at 75-80F. Transplant outdoors after plants have 3 true leaves. You will need 3,500 to 4,000 plants per acre. HARVEST: Now here the fun begins!! There are 3 ways to tell when your watermelon is ripe: 1) tendril nearest point of vine where fruit stem attaches is browning, 2) Spot where fruit rests on ground has turned yellow, 3) The classic mystery you hear PLUNK ” verses ” PLINK or PLANK ” when you flick your finger. Good luck and enjoy!!!
1 oz seed/100′ row. 2-3 lbs seed per acre direct seeded or 3,500 transplants per acre.
PKT size: F1 or hybrids 25 seeds or 1/128 oz Rest about 50 seeds or about 1/4 oz.
SPECIAL NOTE CONCERNING WATERMELON SEED ORDERS.
All orders of 2 oz or more or 1,000 seeds or more, YOU MUST sign a WATERMELON RELEASE WAIVER BEFORE YOUR ORDER WILL BE SHIPPED. There is no exception to this if you want your order filled.
A release waiver will be sent to you. Sign it and return it as soon as possible, your order will be held until we receive it.
NO WATERMELON SEED SOLD TO COMMERCIAL GROWERS IN SOUTH CAROLINA.